Are you ready to battle for control of Auraxis? If you are — and you’ve already got a beta key — then you should get your first crack at PlanetSide 2 early next week.
Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley tweeted yesterday that
THE BETA WILL START NEXT MON OR TUESDAY BARRING ANY UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Betas, of course, are always made better by EXCESSIVE USE OF CAPITALIZATION.
SOE’s been giving away plenty of beta keys since E3, including many through its PS2 Facebook and Twitter pages, and we’d bet that there will be a few more tossed out before all is said and done. And you can always register via the game’s main website.
As for a full launch date, starting the public beta this early would give SOE about five full months to have the game ready in 2012, which you’d think would be enough time. Until then, enjoy this epic new trailer, which shows the rise and fall — quite literally — of a single soldier in the war for Auraxis: